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wonderful piece of Jewish history

I had very good luck to be able to enter as I had heard that you must be in a group. I joined onto... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Sydney, Australia
breathtaking experience

can only enter with guide (from the Ioannina jewish community) she tells an amazing story of the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Modiin, Israel
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Oct 28, 2018
“wonderful piece of Jewish history”
Oct 2, 2018
“breathtaking experience”
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16 Justinian Street | Kastro, Ioannina, Greece
+30 2651 027008
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

I had very good luck to be able to enter as I had heard that you must be in a group. I joined onto a group after accidentally meeting the lovely lady who gives the talk. The talk was comprehensive and you can take photos....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

can only enter with guide (from the Ioannina jewish community) she tells an amazing story of the jewish community and the ancient synagogue.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

This is an old temple arranged in the tradition of the Romaniote Jjews of Ioannina. It is a short walk from the main entrance to the castle. What is particularly moving is the set of marble plaques on the right wall where the there is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

It is a beautiful place to visit and to learn. Allegra was my guide there and she was lovely, articulate, knowledgeable and mindful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pji
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

You must go with a Alegra, Jewish from ioannina, to hear the story of the city and the Jowish community. Yhe tour incloude also visit at Aslan Pasha muziom. I recommand to every One to do this tour.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank yacova2015
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We were lucky enough to find the synagogue open during our stay (you ought to make an appointment otherwise!). This is apparently a nearly 200 years-old building but what happened there about 80 years ago is the strongest message that is being sent: 2 survivors...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Xo s
Reviewed October 13, 2017

A must visit place to see the remains of a community that 96% of it was perished by the Nazi. A glorious community that was established when Romans destroyed Judea and survived until this days. to visit in is recommended to coordinate with Mrs. Allegra...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Adomvatik
Reviewed November 20, 2016

I was luck and was allowed in, one of oldest in country not too many people left in community sad events

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank lonirripi
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Unfortunately, the historic Jewish community of Ioannina is shrinking. I visited the city with a Jewish group and the synagogue was opened for us. I don't know otherwise how visitors can see it. It is a beautiful example of a Greek synagogue.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank annettefromm
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Synagogue really beautiful! Simple but pleasant and wonderful architecture! Exciting to see the memorial plaques murdered in the Holocaust, it is recommended to arrive on Yom Kippur, the day of this year only functioning synagogue, rest of the year can be visited by appointment.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank yishai s
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Ron S
August 6, 2018|
Response from Rachel C |
You need to call the jewish community office and speak to Pericles.he will arrange for you to see it if given enough time.